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4.0 of 5 Villa   |   Vaimaanga Beach | PO Box 3018, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Cooks Bay Villas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for a family holiday, beautiful accommodation and great facilities. Warm water, beautiful beach, snorkelling in shallow water, kayaks, pool and spa. The kids loved it and so did we. Wigmores stores 500m away makes selfcatering easy with very reasonable prices (and enormous ice cream cones for an afternoon treat) A huge DVD collection for adults and kids for the... More

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Broadbeach, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed at the Cooks Bay Villas for 7 nights to celebrate my partners mothers 50th birthday. We had a group of 17 and booked 4 of the 5 villas for our stay. We were very well accommodated (a cot and highchair set up for the toddler with us - all beds set up for the couples or separated for... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We are a "young at heart' old married couple of 60 and 65. Cooks Bay Villas had been recommended by a friend and we went to have a look at it 2 years ago while we were in Raro for a wedding. We have recently spent 7 nights there with another couple and it was very easy sharing a villa... More

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We spent 5 days at Cooks Bay Villas. We were very pleased with the quality of the accommodation, the cleanliness and the service provided. The beds were two joinned and were very comfortable. The small private outside courtyard with shower and spa was a great plus. It also had its own washing machine so clean clothes were never a problem.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Paradise!! What an amazing place Cooks Bay Villas is to stay at and to have a wedding there. We recently booked out all five villas and had the most fantastic time for our daughters wedding. Shine and Tara were simply the best hosts you could ever imagine and nothing was ever a problem. The place was spotless, the rooms were... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed at Cooks Bay Villa to celebrate my fathers 70th birthday. WOW what a place. Shine, Tara and staff are so accommodating and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Both Shine and Tara are exceptional ladies and behalf of my family I would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to making feel at home. .... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

In 2012, we stayed at Cooks Bay Villas in the Cook islands. Being so impressed with Shine and Tara, their hospitable natures and wonderful accommodation, we decided that this would be the perfect venue to be married at and held four villas in anticipation for October 2013. You will not find any better hosts on the Island. Shine, Tara and... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

What can I say, this place is amazing! Shine, Tara and the staff are just amazing. Very friendly and accommodating at any time you need them. The villas are very well set out, all the comforts of home in the beautiful paradise setting of the Cook Islands. The beach front is but a few steps from your villa, the lagoon... More

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Papakura, New Zealand
1 review
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Well I have just spent 10 days of total bliss at Cooks Bay Villas and i wouldnt change it for the world. Not only did we stay in Luxury in Paradise but we also got married on premises which was truly amazing! Shine, Tara and their team were beyond amazing and i look forward to returning in the future. Thank... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

First and foremost, my thanks go to Shine and Tara for allowing us to rebook at no charge last year after my husband had a serious health problem and we had to cancel at literally the last minute. My family has been traveling to the Cook Islands since the 1990s and we've always stayed at our favorite resort. Our loyalties... More

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Address: Vaimaanga Beach | PO Box 3018, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cooks Bay Villas 4*
Also Known As:
Cooks Bay Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Cooks Bay Villas (CBV) nightly tariff ranges between: NZD$395 - NZD$595per night. And is situated on the unspoiled white sandy beach of Vaimaanga, Rarotonga Cook Islands. We offer a wonderful opportunity to indulge yourself in a little luxury, while being able to enjoy the serenity and seclusion of one of the most beautiful locations in the Pacific. Cooks Bay Villas embraces modern polynesian architecture and styling with all villas being absolute beach front, with spectacular views across the lagoon to distance ocean wave breaks. Our Villas include the following:~ Two separate bedrooms with ceiling fans, air-conditioning and separate walk-in en-suites, a King Split Beds in each room that can be set into single beds~ Spacious living area opens onto expansive private balcony with outdoor teak dinning furniture, teak loungers and day-bed~ Fully self contained and well equipped with all modern amenities with Full kitchen facilities including an electric oven, gas top stove, full fridge/freezer, microwave and each villa has its own (Ultra Violet) treatment water system~ Entertainment embraces a 42inch Plasma TV, wireless Home Theatre, Stereo/IPOD Docking Station/Hard drive consisting of movies, documentaries, tv series, cartoons, music etc. Telephone and WIFI-Internet connection~ Each villa have a Private outdoor courtyard, accessible from both bedrooms and en-suites, a jacuzzi/spa pool, outdoor shower, sitting area, clothes line and a small laundry with washing machine and tub~ Another fantastic feature of this property is that Villas 2, 3 & 4, having full wheelchair access and being disability friendly. Relation should be a way of life, so at Cooks Bay Villas we also offer guests a selection of on-site facilities and services to help you relax and recharge. We understand these little extras go a long way in helping you really enjoy your island experience. ... more   less 
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